Ireland - Ryanair seeks to block strikes - August 31, 2019

After a long row and the failure of mediation attempts, Ryanair sought a court order to prevent industrial action of the airline’s Irish based pilots. Around 180 of Ryanair’s Irish based pilots are represented by trade unions IALPA and Forsa, 94% of the pilots who took part in a recent ballot, voted in favour of industrial action. The company accused Forsa of collapsing mediation talks aimed at resolving a number of issues between the two sides. The High Court granted Ryanair the injunction preventing a planned strike.

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